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BC municipalities conference focuses on opioid crisis … – Vancouver Is Awesome

September 23, 2019

B.C. municipalities conference focuses on opioid crisis, housing, money laundering

The 166th annual gathering of B.C. municipal politicians and officials kicks off in Vancouver Monday with the opioid crisis, money laundering, emergency management and First Nations reconciliation as key themes.

Outgoing Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) president Arjun Singh said the convention is a place for communities to gather to discuss common concerns.

“There’s obviously a lot going on around the forestry industry,” said Singh, a Kamloops city councillor. “We have worked with climate action and economic diversity. We’re working on energy planning, energy management. There’s a whole lot going on.”

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